Safaricom Principal Strategic Buyer Jobs in Kenya

Safaricom Principal Strategic Buyer Jobs in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Masoko Department within the Enterprise Business Unit Division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

Reporting to the Senior Manager Vendor Operations – Enterprise Business Unit, the position holder will be in charge of projects that contribute to long-term success, supporting business growth & profitability and allowing the platform to increase diversity of its offerings.


  • Deliver against key financial and service level performance indicators: Turnover, margin, stock cover, selection
  • Negotiate product pricing, commissions and/or rebates on product sold
  • Build a process to streamline commissions of vendors
  • Build the inventory pipeline in correct product mix (assortment and depth)
  • Inventory management
  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers whilst seeking out new ones
  • Continuously assess industry and market trends locally and internationally
  • Plan and execute joint marketing activities with suppliers and vendors
  • Work closely with Category Managers and Commercial & marketing teams to ensure strategic alignment
  • Work closely with Customer Service to resolve inventory related queries
  • Develop RTV processes for inventory held
  • Ensuring records are maintained accurately and vendor catalogues are updated regularly.


  • 5+ years in buying, account management, financial analysis and/or marketing
  • 2+ years negotiation experience
    Strong analytical and quantitative skills; leverage data and metrics to develop assumptions and support conclusions
  • Proficiency with Excel and basic financial modeling.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st February, 2019

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Principal Strategic Buyer Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Jobs Kenya.

    Scholarship 2019/20

    Undergraduate Scholarships 2019/2020
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.